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Fragment of brocade

Brocaded in polychrome silks on a bright gold ground of compound weave. Small floral sprays. Selvedge on one side of two cords and a wide stripe. Soiled, worn.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth Stewart, in memory of her mother, Mrs. Charles Stewart

English (Spitalfields), 1725–75

Object Place

Spitalfields, England

Accession Number

50.814

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles